Day: October 18, 2021

President of India’s Greetings on the Eve of MILAD-UN-NABI

DELHI, OCT 18: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi has said: – “On the auspicious occasion of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday which is celebrated as Eid-e-Milad or Milad-un-Nabi, I extend my greetings to all our fellow citizens, especially our […]

Floods, landslides kill at least 28 people in southern India

NEW DELHI — Officials predicted more rain as the death toll from floods and landslides in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 28 on Monday. Since the ferocious downpours began last week, swollen rivers have decimated bridges, and vehicles and homes have been swept away. Several […]

Tigray forces say air strikes hit Ethiopia’s Mekelle, government denies

Summary Resident, aid worker and doctor say city was attacked Government denies carrying out any assault on Mekelle War erupted in Tigray in November last year NAIROBI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Rebellious northern Ethiopian forces accused the government of launching air strikes on the capital of Tigray region […]

Thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir moved to secure locations, hundreds flee

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 18 – Indian authorities have moved thousands of migrant workers in Kashmir to safer locations overnight, while hundreds have fled the Himalayan valley after a wave of targeted killings, two security officials said on Monday. Suspected militants have killed eleven civilians, including five migrant workers, […]

Explainer: What is behind the recent surge in violence in Indian Kashmir?

NEW DELHI, Oct 18 – A surge in violence in Indian Kashmir in recent weeks, including a spate of militant attacks on civilians and a widespread crackdown by security forces, has left 33 people dead in the heavily militarised region since early October. Kashmir, which is claimed in […]

‘Favorite of presidents’ Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 – Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said in a statement on Facebook. “We have lost a remarkable and loving […]

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat meets PM

New Delhi, Oct 18:  Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who recently underwent an elbow surgery, on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with her family. The 27-year-old had made a shock first-round exit from the Tokyo Olympics. She entered the Games as one of India’s strongest medal contenders. […]


DELHI, OCT 18: 97.79 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 13,596 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 230 days Recovery Rate currently at 98.12%; Highest since March 2020 19,582 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, India’s future growth depends on science driven economy

Inaugurates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week organised by the Ministry of Earth Sciences Says, Science and Technology is going to be the main currency for the inclusive growth of India in the next 25 years Swadeshi Start-ups to play key role in India’s Blue Economy: Dr Jitendra Singh […]

Prominent Kolkata businessman, driver hacked to death

Kolkata, Oct 18:  Subir Chaki, the Managing Director of prominent engineering firm Kilburn Engineering, and his driver were found killed in Gariahat locality of South Kolkata, police said on Monday. The bodies of Chaki (61) and his driver Rabin Mondal (65) were found with multiple stab injuries on […]

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